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03Oct

LOCK 87 – a new community café with a cycling twist! Expressions of interest invited     Summary The BRICK WORKS workshop has a great location near to Wigan Town Centre and the Leeds Liverpool Canal.  It has a strong reputation with the local community with large numbers of...

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Mentor Co-ordinator Temporary to cover Secondment until App July 2018 Salary £ 22,440 per annum Do you want to enhance the lives of vulnerable individuals and families and help to encourage positive outcomes in their lives? The Brick, part of QHAP, is looking for the right person for a...

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21Sep

This week our newest recruit, Mel Walls, introduces herself and her new role: “My name is Mel and I am the Brick’s new Re-Use & Recycle Education Co-ordinator. I will be working in partnership with Wigan Council with the aim of promoting a ‘waste-wise’ borough; by raising awareness about...

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13Sep

We are delighted to announce The Brick as the 2017-18 official charity partner for Wigan Athletic. The partnership will be officially launched at this Saturday’s Sky Bet League One match versus Bristol Rovers, with the players warming up in branded t-shirts, match day collections inside and outside the DW Stadium...

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01Sep

I am delighted to announce that Rugby League legend Shaun Edwards has decided to support our mission to rebuild lives across Wigan borough by becoming a patron for the charity. Shaun is our first official patron and we’re honoured and excited to have a living Rugby league legend to...

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  The Brick Needs You! We have launched a Summer fundraising Month for the whole of August, to celebrate the Birthdays of The Brick Shop (40), The Brick Project (9), The Brick Works (3) and we want as many people as possible to hold a fundraising event to raise funds...

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27Jul

  The Brick Shop has been around for 40 years, The Brick Project for 9 and the Brick Works for 3. So we had a little birthday party and launched our Fundraising Month. During the month of August, we are asking everyone in Wigan & Leigh – businesses, community...

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14Jun

On Tuesday 13th June, we welcomed Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, as he made his official announcement that his Homelessness Fund is open for applications from charities across the region. Andy Burnham has pledged to eradicate rough sleeping by 2020 and launched the fund on his first day in office by adding 15...

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04May

Help make sure no child in Wigan goes hungry this summer with a Tin Sculpture Challenge Schools and youth groups are being urged to take part in a Tin Sculpture Challenge – to help make sure no child in Wigan is going hungry this summer. The Tin Sculpture Challenge...

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We are pleased to say that we can accept online grocery deliveries directly to our Food Bank during opening hours (Mon – Fri 9am to 4.30pm) If we have enough regular deliveries, it helps us to protect the Food Bank from the shortages that we sadly experience. Deliveries can...

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The Brick Project is a small project that delivers big results for the community it serves. It offers services to people who are homeless, in poverty or facing debt crisis. As its name suggests, it provides a safe…
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The Brick Shop is a charity shop selling donated goods, often to people on low incomes. The shop gives clothes free of charge to people referred by Wigan Council. The shop is one of the main hubs within its community…

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The Brick Works offers training to increase the employment opportunities for people who are unemployed for a variety of reasons. This may include homelessness or recently housed people referred…

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The Brick Giving aims to put an end to poverty and homelessness in Wigan and Leigh. Our #RebuildingLives campaign is working to raise £75,000 and make sure no one in our community is left behind…